Chyasal Youth Club (CYC) defeated Manang Marshyandi Club (MMC) 1-0 to enter the semi-finals of 21st Tilottama Gold Cup held at ANFA Technical Center, Butwal, on Thursday, February 21, 2019.
A single score from Armand Moyen in the 49th minute was the decider for CYC to win the match. Goalkeeper Dinesh Thapa Magar was adjudged man of the match and received Rs 10,000.
With the win, CYC will take on Nepal Police Club (NPC) in the second semi-final of the tournament on Saturday. Police beat India’s Darjeeling United 2-0 to advance to the semis of the Gold Cup.
Similarly, Dauphins Football Club, Cameron, will take on hosts Rupandehi XI in the first semis round on Friday. Dauphins defeated Jhapa XI 5-0 while Rupandehi XI beat Sunsari XI in sudden death to enter the semis round.
The winner of the tournament will bag Rs 880,000 while the runner-up will get Rs 550,000, according to the Rupandehi DFA. Rupandehi District Football Association is the organiser of the tournament.
GROUP A – APF, Jhapa-XI, Dauphins (Cameroon), Sunsari-XI, Lali Rupandehi-XI
GROUP B – Chyasal Youth Club, CMG Sankata Club, Signature MMC, Darjeeling United (India), Nepal Police Club